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Columnists | The Asian Age

In unequal societies, leaders not like all others

Domestic servants tend to be seated on different tables at restaurants because they are usually not allowed at the dining table in homes either.

18 Sep 2019 1:46 AM

Attitudes on inter-faith marriage must change

It is true that there are more inter-caste and inter-faith marriages today than in the distant past.

18 Sep 2019 1:43 AM

Is Boris riding a tiger, desperate to get off?

Alongside, court proceedings have been instigated in Scotland and England.

17 Sep 2019 1:18 AM

How the Great Game is still on in Afghanistan

The Taliban rubbed in their advantage by further threatening that hereon the situation “will lead to more losses to the US”!

16 Sep 2019 2:20 AM

Still a hybrid regime, with Imran on a sticky wicket

A lot has already gone wrong and the stuff that has gone wrong is obvious for two reasons.

16 Sep 2019 2:16 AM

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Media and fascists: Lessons of history

The Fascists believed that this aspect was critical to reshaping their intrinsic internalisation of Fascism in perpetuity.

15 Sep 2019 12:00 AM

Tinkering isn’t enough: Time for basic reforms

An interest burden growing faster than GDP growth by 2.5 percentage points is not a comforting signal for fiscal stability.

14 Sep 2019 7:04 AM

A new divide in education over digital learning, Internet access

The same sort of debate occurred, to use one example, over mathematical calculations.

14 Sep 2019 7:00 AM

Win hearts & minds in J&K, normalise Valley

The Indian delegation led by Ms Vijay Thakur Singh, secretary (east) in the external affairs ministry, rebutted in kind.

13 Sep 2019 12:00 AM

Strongmen with staying power: Why Pak won’t figure on list

Pakistan’s name would not appear on a list of states headed by strongmen who have stayed (or continue to be) in power for such periods.

12 Sep 2019 12:02 AM

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In J&K war of words, is Pak being cleverer?

After August 5, when India changed the status of Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan has adopted a two-pronged diplomatic strategy to take it on.

12 Sep 2019 12:00 AM

Rule or retreat? How an army determines it is time to back off

There is near-consensus now that military rule or even its role in politics is harmful for states and armies.

11 Sep 2019 2:44 AM

Hurdles for Modi 2.0: Economy, J&K, NRC

Then there is the mess created by the National Register of Citizens in Assam.

11 Sep 2019 2:38 AM

Will Boris have to go, as battle over Brexit rages?

Since Parliament has passed a law against a no-deal Brexit, defiance might even mean legal prosecution that could send Johnson to prison.

10 Sep 2019 12:04 AM

100 days of Modi 2.0: It’s time to get going

The truth is out already that India is slowing down along with the rest of the world.

09 Sep 2019 5:05 AM

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Taming Pawan Jaiswal: Journalism’s dark hour

The Press Council of India took suo motu cognisance of what happened to Mr Jaiswal, and asked the UP government to submit a report.

08 Sep 2019 7:37 AM

Slowdown! Hard to fill Chidambaram, Jaitley shoes

To make matters worse, the battery of legal eagles in the Congress are loath to forgo their fees for their party colleagues.

08 Sep 2019 7:28 AM

Afghan accord: Still unclear if Taliban ready to contest polls

Among the Taliban’s negotiating team were also four former inmates of Guantanamo.

07 Sep 2019 12:00 AM

For Shivakumar, arrest opportunity in disguise

With 105 of the 224 Assembly seats in its kitty, BJP leaders knew that it would not be long before it came to power in its southern citadel.

07 Sep 2019 12:00 AM

100 days of Modi 2.0: A clear sign of path ahead

In Narendra Modi’s case, the excitement has been greater because he has few peers matching his communication skills.

06 Sep 2019 2:33 AM

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